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island information


Getting here

by air


lOGANAIR operates flights seven days a week to Stornoway from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness.


From outside Scotland

Connecting flights are available from London to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness, and from other cities around the UK and Europe.

by sea


There are three ports of entry to take you to the Isle of Harris with ferries travelling seven days a week:


  • Uig, Isle of Skye to Tarbert, Isle of Harris

  • Ullapool on the north-west coast mainland to Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

  • Berneray, in the Sound of Harris to Leverburgh, Isle of Harris


You can take your car on board the ferry, operated by Caledonian MacBrayne, or leave it at one of the ferry departure points and travel as a foot passenger.


You need to book in advance if travelling by car.


by bus


Scottish Citylink operates regular bus services to Uig in Skye and Ullapool north-west mainland, connecting with ferry arrival and departure times.


by train

You can travel by rail to Mallaig or Kyle of Lochalsh, both on the north-west mainland, then journey by bus through the Isle of Skye to the ferry crossing from Uig.


For all train times to Scotland and fares across the UK network, visit National Rail Enquiries.


To get to Ullapool, take the train as far as Inverness, and then go by coach to Ullapool.


car hire


Car Hire Hebrides 


buses within harris and lewis


Note: On the main routes, buses operate Monday to Saturdays. Some minor routes operate Mondays to Fridays.


Click here for latest bus timetables and a map of bus routes.


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